The wine comes from Symington vineyards in the Douro Superior, recognized as a top Douro region for red wines. This wood-aged wine has spice and some firm tannins giving it richness and concentration. It also has juicy black fruits and acidity that keep the wine crisp and fruity. Drink from 2018.
Roger Voss covers Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, the Loire and South-West France as well as Portugal. His passion is matching food with wine, bringing the pleasures of the table to wine lovers. He has written six books on wine and food, and was previously national correspondent on wine for the London Daily Telegraph. He is based in the Bordeaux region.